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Digital Product Owner Specialist

Bannockburn, Illinois
Job ID R0094135

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Job Description

About the role:

As a Digital Product Owner specialist- PDT Donation Management you will be a key player in supporting product delivery within the Takeda portfolio and is responsible for ensuring the product offers strong customer and business value proposition. This role is focused on supporting the product owner and business stakeholders. Join Takeda as a Digital Product Owner where you will understands the IT needs of the customer and works closely with the Product Manager on business objective and feasibility. Collaborates with product manager on product backlog and provides recommendations on features needed for the product for future stages of development. You will also part of the team that drives the delivery of the end-to-end product lifecycle and determine the specs of the feature and requirements for implementation. As part of the PDT Donation Management, you will report to Digital Product Owner, PDT Donation Management and work with key stakeholders .

How you will contribute:

  • Execute prioritized feature roadmap, target outcomes, and product performance metrics

  • Support the creation of stories, epics, and themes with defined acceptance criteria for development. Maintain and manage user stories and backlog

  • Review materials created on customer needs through primary/secondary research such as focus groups, interviews, observations, and data

  • Work with a Core Team of engineers to provide market/customer context, build detailed requirement stories that define product solutions to customer needs, define phased execution of requirements where necessary, and answer questions as needed

  • Support the development of a deep contextual understanding of our customers, our users, and their needs

  • Understands how particular capability enhances moments of customer journey

  • Prepare materials to demonstrate ability to provide level of transparency and visibility with cross-functional partners including leadership and stakeholders

  • Comfortable generating and evaluating data to guide decisions

  • Collect information that steers implementation partners and making decisions

  • Ensure product follows all company and departmental policies, procedures, and standards

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of IT experience with Bachelor's Degree or 5 years IT experience without Bachelor's Degree

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook)

  • Experience with planning and managing all phases of system development (e.g., requirements gathering, design, configuration, development, COTS selection, testing, conversion, and application support)

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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